The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 76 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.47% 0.56% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 2.16% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 16
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +12.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 231 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.27% 26.01% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 147 154 183
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) CCIE
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) Wireless
1 20 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 20 (100.00%) Network Design
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 20 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 20 (100.00%) Skype
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (45.00%) Pharmaceutical

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
1 20 (100.00%) Skype
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 9 (45.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 17 (85.00%) Network Engineer
1 17 (85.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 17 (85.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 17 (85.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CCIE
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) F5
1 20 (100.00%) Riverbed